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Program info

Estimated safety rating


mcsacore.exe is a program which is probably NOT a virus or malware. So, if mcsacore.exe is on your laptop or desktop computer, it is probably ok, and will NOT be a cause for concern. Even if your PC is virus-free, it is still recommended to use a well-known antivirus with a good track record, in order to defend your system against threats.

Executable file path

 C:\Program Files (x86)\McAfee\SiteAdvisor\mcsacore.exe

This application is usually found on disk in C:\Program Files (x86)\McAfee\SiteAdvisor\mcsacore.exe.

MD5 hash of the executable file


The MD5 fingerprint for this file is fd709db5dbd5e509443dc52807485b4f.

Is running as a service


This application is set up as a Windows service. This means it operates on your PC in background, usually without showing anything to you. Most Windows services are legit programs, which perform useful features to other programs or to Windows in general.

Accesses the internet


This application uses the net to communicate. Today this is expected from a program. For example, most of the programs on your PC check for updates. In order to do this, Internet communications are required.

Is a 64 bit executable file


64-bit code has been detected. This program can put to good use the full power of a modern PC cpu.

File description

 McAfee WebAdvisor

The description stored in the exe is McAfee WebAdvisor.

File version


File version 4,0,5,124.


 McAfee, Inc.

Producer McAfee, Inc..


 Copyright © 2016 McAfee, Inc.

Intellectual property rights notice Copyright © 2016 McAfee, Inc..

Potentially dangerous functions


Some dangerous features of the Operating System have been used, such as functions for intercepting the keyboard. We advise you to be very careful regarding this program.

Digitally signed


mcsacore.exe is digitally signed. Today the large majority of virus-free software applications are digitally signed.

Valid digital signature


The digital signature extracted from mcsacore.exe is valid. This is excellent.

Certifier name

 McAfee, Inc.

Digital certificate name: McAfee, Inc.

Issuer name

 VeriSign Class 3 Code Signing 2010 CA

Certificate's issuer name: VeriSign Class 3 Code Signing 2010 CA

Can be uninstalled


It has an uninstall routine, which is good. si are uninstall.